Job: Programme Adminstrator


Programme Administrator
Contract to March 2025

Full time, permanent (part-time working considered) Salary band: £27K-£29Kp.a. depending on skills and experience
Base – Cornwall / flexible working considered depending on circumstance

YTKO continues to deliver innovative, award-winning business and finance support for start-ups and for growth- ambitious SMEs in both the public and private sector. We have a long and distinguished track record of delivering tangible bottom-line results for our clients and are proud of our heritage of absolute equality and diversity in our business base, particularly in Cornwall.

Outset provides a friendly and supportive service to help individuals gain the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to sustain or grow a business.

We are now looking for a Programme Administrator to provide an administrative function to the wider local management team and Programme Director, ensuring the successful delivery of a programme of business support to  individuals and existing businesses in Cornwall specifically third sector organisations including social enterprises, community interest companies, voluntary and charitable organisations, under our Outset brand, in partnership with the Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Growth Hub and Cornwall Council’s Good Growth Programme.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Highly accurate client data entry into Outset CRM and client record files, including collection and recroding of evidence
  • Contribute to accurate monitoring of systems and processes and identify opportunities for improvements to increase efficiency
  • Organising online and in-person workshops and sessions including booking and liaising with venues, setting up Zoom/Teams links and emailing directions/joining instructions to participants
  • Engagement with and coordination of a wide range of companies, venues and organisations from the private, public and third sector
  • Preparing materials for sessions/meetings
  • Deliver excellent client service at all times to clients, subcontractors, partners and funders, building and maintaining strong working relationships with a range of key stakeholders
  • Arranging and taking notes at meetings
  • Point of contact for all telephone and email enquiries
  • Office supplies coordination when required
  • Dealing with incoming and outgoing post
  • Act as fire marshal and/or first aider
  • Acting as scribe at sessions (if required)
  • Other administrative tasks as required by the Programme Director and/or local management team

Personal Specification


  • Relevant commercial, academic or vocational experience
  • Exposure to working within complex partnership settings
  • Strong team working skills
  • Extensive experience and confidence in using Microsoft Office software, particularly Excel, plus Google Drive, Zoom, and Teams
  • Experience in using and maintaining CRM systems including reporting functionality


  • Previous experience in an ERDF/ESF project environment
  • Experience of working with other stakeholders in a project
  • Experience of working with business support agencies, public and private sector organisations
  • Experience of using Basecamp, Daylite, Formsite and Eventbrite

Personal Attributes and Qualities


  • Able to take a positive and optimistic approach to working in the community and developing our clients
  • Extremely strong organisational/administrative skills
  • Accurate data entry skills
  • Excellent multi-tasker
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team player
  • Confident
  • Problem solver
  • Ability to take the initiative and work independently
  • Flexibility, adaptability and a willingness to embrace processes of change and development

You’ll really enjoy being part of a cohesive, focused team and be driven by achieving high quality results, working at pace and hands-on in a fast-moving environment, being as entrepreneurial as our clients. Personal and cultural fit, and future potential, are every bit as important as your track record. You must demonstrate a good understanding and commitment to the culture, vision and aims of Outset and YTKO.

Excellent written and spoken English, plus strong IT skills are a must.
Interested? Complete our Application and Equal Opportunities form using the Apply Online button.

YTKO has a strong value set to which all our team have contributed to and demonstrate on a daily basis. We welcome applications from all candidates fulfilling the job requirements, regardless of race, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion or disability, firmly believing that a diverse and inclusive team, underpinned by a great, flexible culture, is fundamental to our success.

About the Good Growth Programme:

The Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Growth Hub is controlled by Cornwall Council and part of the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Good Growth Programme, funded by the Shared Prosperity Fund as part of the UK Government’s Levelling Up agenda. Its aim is to deliver inclusive growth that’s locally relevant and nationally significant by elevating local talent, improving the productivity of businesses and ensuring a lasting legacy.